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‘Mini Kim Kardashian’ Kimberly Tripp Dead at 32

Kimberly Tripp
Ricky Sells Jr. and Kimberly Tripp

Kimberly Tripp, a Las Vegas performer who was known as Mini Kim Kardashian, was found dead outside her Las Vegas apartment just after midnight on Sunday, March 20, a rep from Beacher’s Madhouse confirms to Us Weekly. She was 32 years old.

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“Today is a sad day,” Jeff Beacher, founder of the performance theater, tells Us. “The Beacher’s Madhouse family lost one of our founders and original members. She was our shining star. My prayers and love go out to our team and her family. She will be loved and missed by all.”

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Tripp’s body was discovered by her boyfriend, Ricky Sells Jr., who stars as Mini Kanye West in the same theater, TMZ reports. The couple lived together in their Vegas apartment.

The entertainer was known for her memorable performances as Mini Kim, including when she pretended to give birth shortly after Kardashian welcomed her first child, daughter North West, in 2013.

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Tripp and Sells Jr. even had a fake wedding in May 2014, when the Keeping Up With the Kardashians star married the “Famous” rapper.

A cause of death has yet to be determined.

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